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:Principal, [[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
:Principal, [[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
:SPEAKERS:
 
:SPEAKERS:
*'''[[David Veness|Sir David Veness]]'''
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*:'''[[David Veness|Sir David Veness]]'''
 
::Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, United Nations
 
::Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, United Nations
*'''[[George Robertson|Lord George Robertson]]'''
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*:'''[[George Robertson|Lord George Robertson]]'''
 
::Former Secretary-General of NATO
 
::Former Secretary-General of NATO
*'''[[Raphael Perl|Dr. Raphael Perl]]'''
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*:'''[[Raphael Perl|Dr. Raphael Perl]]'''
 
::Head, Action Against Terrorism Unit, OSCE
 
::Head, Action Against Terrorism Unit, OSCE
*'''[[George Gijs de Vries]]'''
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*:'''[[George Gijs de Vries]]'''
 
::Clingendael Institute, The Hague; former EU CT Coorindator
 
::Clingendael Institute, The Hague; former EU CT Coorindator
 
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::Director for Defence and Strategic Threats, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
::Director for Defence and Strategic Threats, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
:SPEAKERS:
 
:SPEAKERS:
*'''[[Michael Boyle|Dr. Michael Boyle]]'''
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*:'''[[Michael Boyle|Dr. Michael Boyle]]'''
 
::[[CSTPV]], [[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
::[[CSTPV]], [[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
::''Terrorism, Civil War and Resistance in Iraq''
 
::''Terrorism, Civil War and Resistance in Iraq''
*'''[[Abdel Bari Atwan]]'''
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*:'''[[Abdel Bari Atwan]]'''
 
::Editor in Chief, Al-Quds al-Arabi
 
::Editor in Chief, Al-Quds al-Arabi
*'''[[Max Taylor|Professor Max Taylor]]'''
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*:'''[[Max Taylor|Professor Max Taylor]]'''
 
::[[CSTPV]], [[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
::[[CSTPV]], [[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
::''Somalia and the Horn of Africa''
 
::''Somalia and the Horn of Africa''
*'''[[Lianne Kennedy-Boudali]]'''
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*:'''[[Lianne Kennedy-Boudali]]'''
 
::[[terrorexpertise:RAND Corporation|RAND]], Washington D.C.
 
::[[terrorexpertise:RAND Corporation|RAND]], Washington D.C.
 
::''Maghreb and North Africa''</p><p>
 
::''Maghreb and North Africa''</p><p>
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:'''Senior Whitehall Official'''
 
:'''Senior Whitehall Official'''
 
:''UK Perspectives''
 
:''UK Perspectives''
*'''[[Ekaterina Stepanova]]'''
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*:'''[[Ekaterina Stepanova]]'''
 
:[[Stockholm International Peace Research Institute]] (SIPRI)
 
:[[Stockholm International Peace Research Institute]] (SIPRI)
 
:''Caucasus and Central Asia''
 
:''Caucasus and Central Asia''
*'''[[Gregory Berry]]'''
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*:'''[[Gregory Berry]]'''
 
::Political Minister Counselor, United States Embassy, London</p>
 
::Political Minister Counselor, United States Embassy, London</p>
 
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:SPEAKERS:
 
:SPEAKERS:
 
*[[Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure|CPNI]] Speaker
 
*[[Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure|CPNI]] Speaker
*'''[[Stephen Phipson]]'''
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*:'''[[Stephen Phipson]]'''
 
::Group Managing Director, [[Smiths Detection]]
 
::Group Managing Director, [[Smiths Detection]]
*'''[[Chris Phillips|DCI Chris Phillips]]'''
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*:'''[[Chris Phillips|DCI Chris Phillips]]'''
 
::Dead of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO)</p>
 
::Dead of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO)</p>
 
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:[[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
:[[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
:SPEAKERS:
 
:SPEAKERS:
*'''Professor [[Marco Lombardi]]'''
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*:'''Professor [[Marco Lombardi]]'''
 
::Director, ITSTIME, Catholic University of Milan
 
::Director, ITSTIME, Catholic University of Milan
 
::''Al Qaeda’s Metrics of Global JIhad''
 
::''Al Qaeda’s Metrics of Global JIhad''
*'''[[Abdel Bari Atwan]]'''
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*:'''[[Abdel Bari Atwan]]'''
 
::Editor in Chief, Al-Quds al-Arabi
 
::Editor in Chief, Al-Quds al-Arabi
*'''Professor [[Alex Schmid|Alex P. Schmid]]'''
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*:'''Professor [[Alex Schmid|Alex P. Schmid]]'''
 
::Director, [[CSTPV]]
 
::Director, [[CSTPV]]
 
::''US Government Metrics of the Global War on Terror''</p>
 
::''US Government Metrics of the Global War on Terror''</p>
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::[[CSTPV]], [[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
::[[CSTPV]], [[terrorexpertise:University of St. Andrews|University of St. Andrews]]
 
:SPEAKERS:
 
:SPEAKERS:
*'''[[Fernando Reinares|Professor Fernando Reinares]]'''
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*:'''[[Fernando Reinares|Professor Fernando Reinares]]'''
 
::[[Elcano Institute]], Madrid
 
::[[Elcano Institute]], Madrid
*'''[[Theo Bot]]'''
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*:'''[[Theo Bot]]'''
 
::Deputy National Coordinator for Counterterrorism.  Formerly, Deputy Director, AIVD, Netherlands
 
::Deputy National Coordinator for Counterterrorism.  Formerly, Deputy Director, AIVD, Netherlands
*'''[[Tore Bjorgo|Professor Tore Bjorgo]]'''
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*:'''[[Tore Bjorgo|Professor Tore Bjorgo]]'''
 
::Police University College, Oslo, Norway</p>
 
::Police University College, Oslo, Norway</p>
 
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:CHAIR: '''[[David Omand|Sir David Omand GCB]]'''
 
:CHAIR: '''[[David Omand|Sir David Omand GCB]]'''
 
:Vice President, [[RUSI]]</p><p>PANELISTS:
 
:Vice President, [[RUSI]]</p><p>PANELISTS:
*'''[[Alan West|Admiral The Lord West of Spithead]]'''
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*:'''[[Alan West|Admiral The Lord West of Spithead]]'''
 
::Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Security and Counterterrorism
 
::Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Security and Counterterrorism
*'''[[David Veness|Sir David Veness]]'''
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*:'''[[David Veness|Sir David Veness]]'''
 
::Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, United Nations
 
::Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, United Nations
*'''[[Frank Gardner]]'''
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*:'''[[Frank Gardner]]'''
 
::Security Correspondent, [[terrorexpertise:BBC|BBC]]
 
::Security Correspondent, [[terrorexpertise:BBC|BBC]]
*'''[[M.J. Gohel]]'''
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*:'''[[M.J. Gohel]]'''
 
::CEO [[Asia-Pacific Foundation]]</p>
 
::CEO [[Asia-Pacific Foundation]]</p>
 
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Revision as of 10:35, 16 October 2008

The International Terrorism Conference 2008 was a policy conference held on 2-3 October 2008 by the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence in cooperation with the Royal United Services Institute. The conference was called, "Countering 'Jihadist' Terrorism: Regional and Country Perspectives". It was sponsored by the security technology company Smiths Detection. The conference was held over two days with the first day focued on approaches to counterterrorism, and the second on "the important role of the private sector, both as a contributor to CT efforts and, together with the public sector, as a potential target to be protected."[1]

Speakers including numerous experts from the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence as well as senior figures from the policy world including the Prime Minister's Secuirty Advisor Lord West of Spithead, The Minister of State for Policing, Security and Community Safety, Tony McNulty and an unnamed "Senior Whitehall Official". [2] The BBC's Frank Gardner also spoke.

The Programme

International Terrorism Conference 2008

Thursday 2nd October

0830-0900 REGISTRATION & COFFEE
0900-0905 ADMINISTRATIVE REMARKS

0920-1115 SESSION ONE: Multilateral perspectives
CHAIR: Dr Brian Lang
Principal, University of St. Andrews
SPEAKERS:
Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, United Nations
Former Secretary-General of NATO
Head, Action Against Terrorism Unit, OSCE
Clingendael Institute, The Hague; former EU CT Coorindator

1115 - 1145 MORNING TEA & COFFEE


0920-1115 SESSION TWO: Hotspots of 'Jihadist' terrorism
CHAIR: Simon Manley
Director for Defence and Strategic Threats, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
SPEAKERS:
CSTPV, University of St. Andrews
Terrorism, Civil War and Resistance in Iraq
Editor in Chief, Al-Quds al-Arabi
CSTPV, University of St. Andrews
Somalia and the Horn of Africa
RAND, Washington D.C.
Maghreb and North Africa</p>


1330 - 1430 LUNCH


1430 - 1630 SESSION THREE: Country and regional perspectives
CHAIR: Professor Michael Clarke
Director, RUSI
SPEAKERS:
Senior Whitehall Official
UK Perspectives
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Caucasus and Central Asia
Political Minister Counselor, United States Embassy, London


1630 - 1700 AFTERNOON TEA AND COFFEE


1430 - 1630 SESSION FOUR: Where do we stand?
CHAIR: Stephen Phipson
Group Managing Director, Smiths Detection
KEYNOTE: Rt. Hon. Tony McNulty MP
Minister of State for Policing, Security and Community Safety</p>

1815 EVENING RECEPTION


Friday 3rd October 0900 – 0930 REGISTRATION & COFFEE</p>


0930 – 1100 SESSION FIVE: Protection against terrorism: The role of public-private partnerships
CHAIR: Stephen Cummings
Director, Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI)
SPEAKERS:
Group Managing Director, Smiths Detection
Dead of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO)</p>

1100 – 1130 MORNING TEA & COFFEE


1130 - 1230 SESSION SIX: Measuring success and failure in terrorism and counter terrorism
CHAIR: Professor Ali Watson
Head of the School of International Relations
University of St. Andrews
SPEAKERS:
Director, ITSTIME, Catholic University of Milan
Al Qaeda’s Metrics of Global JIhad
Editor in Chief, Al-Quds al-Arabi
Director, CSTPV
US Government Metrics of the Global War on Terror</p>

1230 - 1330 LUNCH


1330 – 1500 SESSION SEVEN: Preventing terrorism: Counter-radicalisation straegies
CHAIR: Robert Lambert
CSTPV, University of St. Andrews
SPEAKERS:
Elcano Institute, Madrid
Deputy National Coordinator for Counterterrorism. Formerly, Deputy Director, AIVD, Netherlands
Police University College, Oslo, Norway</p>

1500 - 15030 AFTERNOON TEA AND COFFEE


1530 – 1700 PANEL DISCUSSION: Countering ‘Jihadist’ terrorism: Re-thinking strategy
CHAIR: Sir David Omand GCB
Vice President, RUSI</p>

PANELISTS:

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Security and Counterterrorism
Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, United Nations
Security Correspondent, BBC
CEO Asia-Pacific Foundation


1700 – 1715 CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

Executive Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advances Study, Harvard University, incoming Principal, University of St. Andrews

Notes

  1. RUSI, International Terrorism Conference 2008 (accessed 16 October 2008)
  2. Programme (PDF) for the International Terrorism Conference 2008